Bow Creek Golf Course

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1.4
Value
1.6
Layout
2.0
Friendliness
1.7
Pace
1.8
Amenities
2.2
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About

Holes 18
Par 70
Length 5917
Slope 123
Rating 68.8
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 5917 yards 68.8 123
White 70 5593 yards 67.2 119
Orange/Yellow 70 4665 yards 62.9 110
Scorecard for Bow Creek
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 68.8/123 339 178 457 375 330 200 389 490 180 2938 175 340 357 178 150 507 395 493 384 2979 5917
White M: 67.2/119 W: 72.2/127 326 160 447 360 308 174 349 457 170 2751 165 328 343 162 130 486 380 476 372 2842 5593
Gold M: 63.1/110 W: 66.9/116 309 140 414 341 280 155 309 404 160 2512 132 315 330 145 120 470 360 451 346 2669 5181
Handicap 14 10 8 6 18 2 12 4 16 15 17 5 13 11 7 1 9 3
Par 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 5 3 35 3 4 4 3 3 5 4 5 4 35 70

Course Details

Year Built 1960
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

1.5
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Approached by Disgruntled Employee

On this sunny, warm Sunday my husband and I decided to bike to this golf course and inquire about a family membership, golf and cart fees, driving range fees and upcoming tournaments. As we approached the property and proceeded to the pro shop and office, a man aggressively exited the building and yelled that we were trespassing. Over the past few years we had never witnessed more than a few golfers at a time on the course. Therefore, we would have never guessed this would be a closed membership golf course. However, after the rude and unwelcoming demeanor of the golf course employee, we have realized it is not open to the public. Our apologies to the disgruntled employee. Had there been a sign noting "closed membership" and/or "not open to the public", we would not have attempted to inquire of membership or the facility.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Staff and course was in good shape for March!!

Booked through GolfNow and received a great rate to play 18 holes. The course was in good shape despite it was still March. The staff was friendly as always. I would recommend to a friend anytime.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

1955

It is a 1950's style course with small greens and small sand traps. The greens are very slow. The practice greens and driving range are closed. Play was very slow, and there was no marshal on the course to speed up play. It has a creek that runs through most of the course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Give it some time

Course is really starting to come around from when I was there a few months ago greens and fairways are starting to come in nice and for the price it's really hard to complain. I don't see why so many people hate on this place. I imagine this place to be even much better by next year when all the construction is done.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Poor Staff Friendliness

We played under 2 hours for 9 holes yet were pushed by unfriendly foursome behind us. We ha 3 some in front of us playing slowly where we were waiting on many shots. Ranger did nothing about slow players in front of us yet complained that we rode in fairway of par 3 hole. The rule is not posted on scorecard or hole itself. Probably the group behind was complaining and the ranger felt pressure to do something. It was not a pleasant experience for my wife who is anew golfer and feels pressure with rude players behind us. The course is advertised as being friendly but I question that. As for the course the greens were very slow, the sand inconsistent but in pretty good shape otherwise.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bow creek 08/24/20-4

Overall poor quality of the course with crabgrass in the fairways. Greens were ok but slow because they were not cut that morning yet. No driving range or putting green.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather

gone downhill

the course is in bad shape. a lot of the greens were burned up, the fairways were not cut, and the greens that were puttable were high and bumpy. I know that they have sprinklers, the day I was out there no water came on at all. if I didn't know any better you would think the place is going out of business.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bow Creek

Awful conditions, poor facility. Should close until they get in working/playing order.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Au coeur d'énormes travaux d'un complexe municipal futur.

Ne Serait-ce le bruit assourdissant des F-18 au dessus de nos têtes le Jeu n' en n'aurait été que plus plaisant. Mais à la période où nous avons joué il n'y avait personne sur le terrain.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Bad,Bad,Bad

Greens were average, fairways, what fairways, you had to go 20 yards to find a piece of grass to hit from. Just not worth the $35 we paid. Staff was friendly. Had to be to accommodate to 1/2 mile wall in thru construction.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The fairways and greens were rough

I would wait until next spring to play this course, even though it only cost $9 to play 18 I felt that was to much, there were holes were you couldn't tell the fairway from the green and the leaves were horrible. I lost 4 balls that were in the fairways but couldn't find them with all the leaves that dropped. Looked like the grounds crew hadn't been out on the course in a few days.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

good course for the price

Course is nice for the price shot my lowest score of 80 there and I will play again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyed it

First time playing this course. I was apprehensive at first glimpse because of all the construction going on. Once we walked past the construction it was a lot of fun. The construction does not interfere at all. This is a great course for new players to practice on keeping the ball straight and not losing them if you go off course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
First Time Playing

LOTS OF WORK GOING ON BUT THEY'RE OPEN

LOTS OF CONSTRUCTION GOING ON BUT IT WILL BENEFIT THE COURSE IN THE LONG RUN. UNFORTUNATELY YOUR PARKING ON MUD AND HOPING NOTHING PUTS A HOLE IN YOUR TIRE IN THE PARKING LOT. THAT BEING SAID THE COURSE WAS PLAYABLE AND ENJOYABLE. COULD USE A LITTLE WORK BUT STILL REMAINS A FUN COURSE TO PLAY. THE STAFF WAS FRIENDLY ENOUGH AND ANSWERED ANY QUESTION I HAD PRIOR TO PLAYING IT. FOR THE DEALS YOU GET HERE ON GOLFNOW I WOULD PLAY IT AGAIN.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Not near as bad as some people make it sound.

Nothing super special about the course but well worth your money.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tee boxes need attention

Overall the course is in pretty good shape. There are two things that could make the golf course better in my opinion. First, the tee boxes need a lot of work. Second, they need yardage markers on the sprinkler heads.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

keep your driver in the bag

i played this course monday, august 26, 2013. it is in the best condition that i have ever seen it. ( i have played here since 1982)

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Typical Municipal course

Tee boxes were hairy and uneven. Some areas you could not tell where the fairway ended and the rough began. Clumps of weeds in fairways. No one fixed ball marks on green. If you're looking to practice, and don't want to go to the range, you can whack the ball around this course for less money. If you're looking for a good golf experience, choose a different course.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

OK Course

Some family came in town last minute and wanted to get a quick Saturday morning round in. The course played pretty easy and was not in the best conditions but for a last minute 30$ round it was not terrible.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Terrible

The tee boxes look like you were playing from the rough the bunkers had weeds taller than me the ponds had no water it is just a terrible course overa

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
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